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Case note: interim order permitting drug and alcohol testing to continue upheld

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 30 2015

In Teck Coal Limited v United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union

Case note: dismissal of employee with no previous disciplinary record upheld

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 16 2015

A Saskatchewan arbitrator upheld the termination of a 25-year employee with a discipline-free record in Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan v

Case note: jurisdiction of grievance board considered

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2015

In AUPE v Alberta, 2014 ABCA 43, the Alberta Court held that the essential character of a dispute between the parties was beyond the jurisdiction of

Case note: jurisdiction of employment agreement considered

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 19 2015

An Ontario court held in Christmas v Fort McKay First Nation, 2014 ONSC 373 that it had no jurisdiction over a wrongful dismissal claim arising out of

Case note: class action for post-retirement health benefit to proceed

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 12 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada upheld the right of former employees to pursue a class action against their former employer after the employer

Work-life balance: Quebec employers under no obligation to modify employees’ regular work hours

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 6 2015

In a decision handed down on January 20, 2015, Quebec's labour board, the Commission des relations du travail (CRT), reiterated that employers are

Federally regulated employers can now terminate without just cause

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 5 2015

The recent Federal Court of Appeal decision in Wilson v Atomic Energy of Canada Limited addressed the long-standing question of whether federally

Employment vs. vocation: is a priest an employee?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 4 2015

A specialized tribunal in Quebec recently decided in Dubois v. Diocèse de Trois-Rivières1 that a parish priest was neither in the employment of the

Case note: Robinson v Edmonton (City), 2014 ABQB 29

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 3 2015

An Alberta court dismissed a complainant’s appeal of a human rights tribunal decision in Robinson v Edmonton (City), 2014 ABQB 29. The complainant, a

Case note: employing entities

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 26 2015

An Ontario arbitrator found that an employment agency was the true employer of agency employees brought in to perform sanitation work after the